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Power Engineers Mid-Level Power Delivery Distribution Engineer in Portland, Oregon

Mid-Level Power Delivery Distribution Engineer



Department:Power Delivery Distribution Services Group I


Mid-Level Power Delivery Distribution Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Mid-Level Power Delivery Distribution Engineer for the Power Delivery Distribution Department in our Portland (Lake Oswego), Oregon office.

Roles and Responsibilities

The qualified candidate must be familiar with the design and operation of utility distribution systems through direct employment within a utility’s distribution department, by consulting of distribution planning and design to utilities, or a combination of the two. Other responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • System planning and design for overhead and underground systems in varying electrical and environmental conditions, with varying client and industry standards

  • Design and construction of underground network systems

  • Ability to have direct, positive client interaction on all phases of projects

  • Leading teams of engineers, designers, field personnel, and drafters to complete projects

  • Assisting with or managing proposal, work plan, budget, and schedule development

  • Ability to apply engineering calculations to various project challenges to develop the most complete and competent design

  • Ability to review and sign/seal engineering packages and reports

Required Education/Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Civil, or Structural Engineering

  • Professional Engineering license (P.E.) or equivalent, or ability to achieve P.E. within six months

  • Significant knowledge of the design and operation of overhead and underground distribution lines (4 kV through 35 kV)

  • A strong knowledge of underground network systems (grid and spot networks)

  • Experience with utility standards, NEC, NESC, joint facilities design, compatible units, and construction package development

  • Must be able to successfully pass client's background screening process

  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

  • Must have a strong command of the English language and possess good written and oral communications skills

  • Must have the ability to travel upon occasion

Desired Education/Experience

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering or Management

  • PMP Certification

  • P.E. in Oregon

  • Six (6) + years’ utility distribution exposure

  • Exposure to utility GIS such as GE Smallworld, ArcFM, AUD, etc.

  • Exposure to work management programs such as STORMS, SAP, etc.

  • Exposure to electrical loading and analysis programs such as CYMEDIST and MilSoft

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.


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